Sunday, February 26, 2017

DRONES

DRONES
Drones

Over the past 15 years, drones have progressed from laboratory demonstrations to widely available toys. Technological improvements have brought ever-smaller components required for flight stabilization and control, as well as significant improvements in battery technology....

Drones – and promises about drones – seem ubiquitous these days. And some of what we associate with drones comes with varying degrees of scariness. We think of automated planes shooting missiles, drones flying near...

Drone Racing! E-sports have taken the world by surprise in the last decade by increasing the number of people attaining to events where people play video-games by the thousands. Now, a new future sport is...
Camera Drones

Phoenix Air Purchases AERIGON and Receives N-number from FAA Los Angeles, CA: Apr. 14, 2016 . . . Intuitive Aerial has been granted a Section 333 exemption by the FAA to operate any aircraft on...
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Imagine boarding a plane. Economy class. There’s a kid behind you kicking the seat. You put on headphones and try to tune out the world. Immediately after takeoff, you feel a thud and hear...
Holiday drone

This holiday season, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is estimating that over one million small “Unmanned Aerial Systems” (sUAS’s) – drones, to the rest of us – will be sold to consumers. But as hordes...

Drones are soaring in popularity in Myanmar, where hobbyists regularly gather to pilot the flying vehicles. Drones have also been used by one university to track damage caused by recent flooding. And despite the...
Amazon

The unusual look of Amazon’s delivery drone combines elements of both fixed-wing aircraft, such as traditional passenger aeroplanes, and rotocraft such as helicopters, in a design that looks like neither. But despite its unusual...

Ivan Sikora, City University London | The thing about unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones as they’re commonly known, is that they’re very useful. They’ve been put to use for inspecting infrastructure, firefighting, monitoring in disaster areas...

This week, the Washington Post published a story about a new US plan to use lethal drone strikes in Syria to destroy ISIS capabilities on the ground. By David Alpher, George Mason University  The desire to do...

Caren Morrison, Georgia State University - When a Kentucky man shot his neighbor’s drone out of the sky over his house this July, the story hit a nerve. What’s a guy to do when there’s a...
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As petroleum has become harder to find, it's become increasingly costly and dangerous to extract. Could aerial data-collection bots create a new boom in fossil fuels? Oil and gas exploration has always moved at the...
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